Corporations, foundations support Detroit Mercy students, projects

University of Detroit Mercy’s Office of Corporate and Foundation Relations reports recent grants and corporate gifts totaling $185,600. These grants and gifts will help support University of Detroit Mercy students, programs and community service through a number of initiatives. Among the grants are: $80,000 from the Sutaruk Foundation to fund …

Major gift leads to endowed chair, center for business excellence

University of Detroit Mercy’s College of Business Administration (CBA) will have a new endowed chair thanks to a major gift from the estate of an alumnus. Arnold Jarboe ’54 graduated from the College of Business Administration and worked for the Social Security Administration and practiced law. When he died in …

CBA announces faculty changes

As usual, the new year brings faculty comings and goings University-wide, including three of note in the College of Business Administration. In December 2018, after three decades of service at University of Detroit Mercy, Professor of Marketing Mary Higby retired. Higby taught marketing management, marketing strategy, retailing and consumer behavior, …

Get to know: Lenora Hardy-Foster ’88, ’96, in the business of caring

Among those inducted into the College of Business Administration’s Hall of Honor recently and also receiving a Lifetime Achievement Award was Lenora Hardy-Foster, ’88, ’96 president of the 95-year-old Judson Center, which provides compassionate, comprehensive services to children and families throughout southeast Michigan. Hardy-Foster earned an associate’s degree in business …

About those Accounting billboards

Even if you can’t read them while tooling down the expressway, chances are you’ve seen the billboards around metro Detroit touting the passage rate of Detroit Mercy Accounting grads on the Certified Public Accounting exam. The billboards read “Our Accounting grads beat Harvard on the CPA exam!” Other billboards list additional …